Oncology & Cancer

The obesity and cancer metastasis connection

One in two men and one in three women will be diagnosed with cancer within their lifetimes. Fortunately, there has been significant progress in the treatment of a wide range of cancers, particularly when they are localized ...

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High-fat diet in childhood may affect sperm later in life

New research in mice suggests that a high-fat diet early in life may impair male fertility in adulthood. The first-of-its-kind study is published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology-Endocrinology and Metabolism.

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Vitamin A boosts fat burning in cold conditions

A recent study conducted by a research team led by Florian Kiefer from MedUni Vienna's Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism shows that cold ambient temperatures increase vitamin A levels in humans and mice. This helps ...